Mountain View, California is a medium size city with 74,646 people. It features just 3 nursing homes, which doesn't provide you with too many options to choose from. We gave the nursing homes in this city a first-rate city grade of A-. Even with just a couple of nursing homes, this is still a great achievement. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the nearby city of San Jose a city grade of B+, which is also an impressive grade. However, we found the facilities in Mountain View to be a slightly better option on average than the ones in San Jose. We were so impressed with Mountain View that we rated it as one of the 500 best cities in the United States.
To go along with its great overall grade, we awarded this city a grade of A in our nursing rating. High end grades in this category typically mean a city's nursing homes have favorable levels of staffing. In addition, the city also really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A-. Few cities earned a better grade in this area. Wrapping up its report card, this place earned a B+ for its short-term care grade and a grade of B+ in the area of long-term care. Mountain View really didn't have any weak links as far as we could tell.